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Senior Software Engineer – Trading Automation (Frankfurt)

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Frankfurt

Posted Jun 18, 2020 - Requisition No. 83512

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Bloomberg’s Trading Automation offerings allow traders to focus on strategic activities and high-touch trades, automatically executing low risk yet time consuming orders. Our close integration with many of Bloomberg’s trading platforms and marketplaces offers a flexible, powerful and still easy to use tool across different asset classes like Fixed Income, Equities and Foreign Exchanges. An insightful article about the automation trend in the financial industry can be found at: https://www.bloomberg.com/professional/blog/trading-automation-rise-rise-electronic-trading/ .

Our team in Frankfurt is responsible for building a core trading module which generates messages to dealers and market places, validates prices and takes decisions based on trader’s instructions. Our mission is to simplify and improve the operational procedures of trading desks, supporting objective trading decisions and reducing the risk of human errors. Check out these videos to find out more about our trade automation solutions:

Automation for Fixed Income Trading - https://www.bloomberg.com/professional/product/fixed-income-trading/#automation-as-your-competitive-advantage
Automation for Equities and Futures Trading - https://www.bloomberg.com/professional/product/execution-management-system/#flexible-trade-automation

What’s in it for you?

  • An opportunity to drive a number of Bloomberg products forward and team up with Product teams: you'll gain exposure to a variety of products and engineering teams and learn about how Bloomberg is a leading the way in building Trading platforms
  • Join a collaborative environment where creativity and innovation are our priority. We're alway to use the best technologies available to solve real world problems
  • Access to Bloomberg’s training resources where you can learn everything from machine learning to how financial markets work
  • A front-row seat to the financial markets, insights and perspectives on how they work, and the opportunity to build software that helps shape their future direction
  • Be a part of a mission driven organization where philanthropy and service are an integral part of the culture

You’ll need to have:

  • Demonstrated professional experience as a software engineer, with robust knowledge of data structures and algorithms
  • Experience in one or more general purpose programming languages (C++, Python, JavaScript, TypeScript)
  • A strong sense of ownership and the ability to collaborate with multiple teams and stakeholders to drive projects and initiatives
  • A flexible approach to solving problems and using new technologies
  • A willingness to be challenged and do things outside of your comfort zone

We’d love to see:

  • Experience with distributed systems: Kafka/Cassandra/Apache Storm/Zookeeper/Redis
  • Experience developing workflow driven applications
  • Experience with concurrent programming
  • Prior experience or strong interest in working in financial markets

If you're excited by these challenges, have a passion for technology and a flexible, “outside the box” approach to problem solving, we want to talk to you!

Interviewing with us

We believe interviewing is a two way street. It's a way for us to get to know you and your skills, and also a way for you to learn more about the team, our technical challenges, and what you'd be working on. The content of each interview round will be tailored to the role and your background, but the general framework can be found here: https://www.bloomberg.com/careers/technology/engineering/software-engineering-experienced-hire

We want to ensure you can put your best foot forward throughout the process, so if you have any questions or need any accommodations to be successful, please let us know!

We have a lot of opportunities to choose from in Engineering, and it is important to us that your skills and experience align best with the team you are interviewing with. To help ensure you are placed on the right team, your application will be considered for all of our current vacancies in Engineering at the first stage of the interview process. 

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